Author: JCS

Does the Cicada Invasion Have You Buggin?

By Jen Taylor, LCSW-C
Maryland is described as an epicenter for the 2021 cicada invasion with billions set to emerge very soon. For many people, the thought of billions of insects coming up from the ground is creating a tremendous amount of anxiety.

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The Best Medicine

By Helene Cooper, LCSW-C
When was the last time you had an out-of-control (tears and all) deep, down belly laugh? Well, get ready to find your funny bone again!

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Write On!

By Donna Kane, MA, CT
Give this stress relief technique a try! It will boost your mood, decrease grief symptoms, and enhance your overall feelings of well-being.

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Color War and Peace

By Ruby Katz
“… it was a workshop sharing wisdom and techniques on surviving and thriving during another kind of war – the COVID pandemic – that has shaken the world for the past year.”

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Family Therapy – When is it Time to Seek Help?

By Naami Resnick, MS, LGPC, NCC
When it comes to the stigma of acknowledging and discussing mental health, we’ve come a long way. However, there are still barriers to therapy that often keep folks from accessing the help they need. So, how do you know what kind of therapy is right for you and your family?

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Checking in with Children during COVID

By Shula Levin, LCSW-C
Feeling stressed is not something experienced solely by adults; children have myriad responsibilities, pressures, and expectations that induce stress, and this past year, with the additional challenges of COVID, checking in with your child is more important than ever.

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More Than a Team

By Tinu Ogunkoya
To Direct Care professionals, there are no disabilities, just differing abilities. To us, working with this population is our calling. We take the time to build and sustain relationships. We are dedicated to ensuring that our clients have the same opportunities that are open to other community members; that is, the ability and support to live a dignified lifestyle, with opportunities for growth, friendship, recreation, and choice.

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